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Maui Ranked Number One Island in Hawaii and Top 15 in the World

Maui was recently awarded the number one spot on Travel + Leisure for the magazines list of the Top Islands in Hawaii in its 2018 Worlds Best Awards readers survey.
August 17, 2018


For those of us who are lucky to call Hawaii home, we try to never take for granted the gift we have of waking up in paradise every single day. From watching the palm trees sway in the island breeze to taking long walks on the beach only to be greeted by sea turtles and surfers, words can’t describe just how beautiful this place is and that goes double for the island of Maui. Perhaps that is why Maui was recently awarded the number 1 spot on Travel + Leisure for the magazine’s list of the “Top Islands in Hawaii” in its 2018 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey.

The accolade came as no surprise as we all already know that Maui No Ka Oi (Maui is the best) but we were pleased to see it received a score of 88.42 and comments such as this one from an eager traveller, “Our favorite Hawaiian island, a sentiment that is as true today as when we first visited more than 40 years ago.” Another person added “I could move there tomorrow and be happy.” Perhaps it’s our Road to Hana, the black sand beaches, or miles of white sand on the island’s west side that appeals to outsiders but whatever it is it certainly made waves. Our neighbor island of Lanai came in spot number five, with Oahu at number 4, Big Island at 3, and Kauai at spot number 2.

But if topping the list in Hawaii wasn’t enough, Maui also ranked No. 14 on the publication’s list for “Best Island in the World.”  That’s right- in the world! That list was topped by Java, Indonesia and Maui joined the ranks of other beautiful paradises all over the globe including Palawan, Philippines, Páros, Greece Maldives and the Galápagos Islands. Congrats Maui! Give yourself a pat on the back.

Well it’s no surprise to us why we call this place home so if you’re as awe-struck on this island as we are and are considering setting down roots then take a moment to look through some of our favorite luxury homes in West Maui OR take a peek for yourself with our live Hawaii Webcam in Kapalua where you can watch some of the most amazing sunsets! You can also use our Ask Us - Maui Video Blog page to ask us any questions you have about Maui in general or your future home investment in Hawaii. We’re always looking for ways to help out our real estate ohana so don’t hesitate and get in touch with us today. Have a wonderful rest of the summer and we hope to hear from you soon!

Blogs for August 2018

Join This Special Fundraiser in Honor of Maui Kupuna

Posted on August 31, 2018

In Hawaii and in life, few things are as important as our values. What we value in this world is reflected in our everyday actions and helps to shape our decisions and the communities around us. As Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “life’s most persistent and urgent question… Continue Reading

Fall in Love With This Pineapple Hill Home

Posted on August 24, 2018


If you are looking for your a Hawaii luxury home investment and are waiting for the right piece of property to give you some inspiration then you will fall in love 100 Woodrose Place in Pineapple Hill at the Kapalua Resort in West Maui.

If you haven’t heard… Continue Reading

Maui Ranked Number One Island in Hawaii and Top 15 in the World

Posted on August 17, 2018


For those of us who are lucky to call Hawaii home, we try to never take for granted the gift we have of waking up in paradise every single day. From watching the palm trees sway in the island breeze to taking long walks on the beach… Continue Reading

Stunning Dream Home for Sale in Kapalua Maui

Posted on August 10, 2018


Are you interested in investing in an exclusive real estate in paradise? Have you been looking high and low for a home in Hawaii but just can’t seem to find the perfect fit? Well, don’t give up just yet because we think we have the perfect home… Continue Reading

Cannot Miss 2018 Maui Hula Show with Ku Mai Ka Hula

Posted on August 03, 2018

It is said that Hula is the heart of Hawaii and anyone in the islands knows just how near and dear this special cultural dance is to the people here. Whether you’re a fan of the annual Merrie Monarch Festival or are just interested in learning more about… Continue Reading

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